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A 2-year $1,000 par zero-coupon bond is currently priced at $819.00. A 2-year $1,000 annuity is currently priced at

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A 2-year $1,000 par zero-coupon bond is currently priced at $819.00. A 2-year $1,000 annuity is currently priced at $1,712.52. Assume: a. the pure expectations theory of interest rates holds, b. neither bond has any default risk, maturity premium, or liquidity premium, and c. you can purchase partial bonds.

If you want to invest $10,000 in one of the two securities, which is a better buy? Why? Show calculations to support results.

Determine the amount of the periodic payments needed to pay off the following purchases. Payments are made at the end of the period.

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Determine the amount of the periodic payments needed to pay off the following purchases. Payments are made at the end of the period.
1. Purchase of a waterbed for $1,205. Monthly payments are to be made for one year with interest at 24% per annum, compounded monthly.
2. Purchase of a motor boat for $26,565. Quarterly payments are to be made for four year with interest at 8% per annum, compounded quarterly.
3. Purchase of a condominium for $65,500. Semiannual payments are to be made for 10 years with interest at 10% per annum, compounded semiannually.

Jean will receive $8,500 per year for the next 15 years from her trust. If a 7% interest rate is applied, what is

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Jean will receive $8,500 per year for the next 15 years from her trust. If a 7% interest rate is applied, what is the current value of the future payments? Describe how you solved this problem, including which table (for example, present value and future value) was used and why.

Determine the annual interest rate that is needed for the following annuities to accumulate to $25,000. Assume payments are made at the end of each period.

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Determine the annual interest rate that is needed for the following annuities to accumulate to $25,000. Assume payments are made at the end of each period.
1. Quarterly payments of $1,864 for 3 years, interest compounded quarterly.
2. Annual payments of $4,095 for 5 years, interest, compounded annually
3. Semiannual payments of $5,715 for 2 years, interest compoundede semiannually.

Acquire a copy of General Electric most recent annual report by using the Internet or other resources answering the following questions, noting that annual reporting period and fiscal year mean year-end numbers:

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Acquire a copy of General Electric most recent annual report by using the Internet or other resources answering the following questions, noting that annual reporting period and fiscal year mean year-end numbers:
Attach a copy of the Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Statement of Cash Flow from the Annual Report to your assignment.

What were the company’s two largest current liabilities at the end of its 2 most recent annual reporting periods?

What were the company’s total liabilities at the end of its 2 most recent annual reporting periods?

What were the company’s revenues (or net revenues) for the last 3 annual reporting periods?

What was the company’s net income for the last 3 annual reporting periods?

Sam was injured in an accident, and the insurance company has offered him the choice of $49,000 per year for

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Sam was injured in an accident, and the insurance company has offered him the choice of $49,000 per year for 15 years, with the first payment being made today, or a lump sum. If a fair return is 7.5%, how large must the lump sum be to leave him as well off financially as with the annuity?

Your uncle is about to retire, and he wants to buy an annuity that will provide him with $73,000 of income a year for

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Your uncle is about to retire, and he wants to buy an annuity that will provide him with $73,000 of income a year for 20 years, with the first payment coming immediately. The going rate on such annuities is 5.25%. How much would it cost him to buy the annuity today?